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by Branden Scalera on Mon, Feb 24th, 2014 | Client Vehicles, Fabrication, General, Modification, Performance Products

When the stock KA just isn't enough.

by Branden Scalera on Fri, Feb 14th, 2014 | Client Vehicles, General, Modification, On The Dyno

Here's a Skyline you don't see very often.  Only being in production for a couple years, 85-87, it's pretty rare around here. This one came into the shop for an engine/tranny update. 

by Branden Scalera on Thu, Feb 13th, 2014 | Client Vehicles, Fabrication, Modification

This customer came all the way from Chicago. He had an unique project that he wanted us to handle, placing a supercharged V-10 out of a Dodge Viper into his '72 Monte Carlo.

by Branden Scalera on Fri, Dec 27th, 2013 | Client Vehicles, General, Modification, Performance Products

This Mitsubishi Evo X recently came in for a few bolt on goodies.

by Branden Scalera on Mon, Dec 23rd, 2013 | Client Vehicles, Fabrication, General, Modification

One of our current projects is this Dodge Ram SRT10.  The customer would like to make 2,000HP and break 200MPH in the standing mile.  There's a lot of work involved in reaching these goals, but first and foremost is safety....

by Ashley Durham on Thu, Aug 29th, 2013 | Client Vehicles, General, Modification, Suspension

We recently have seen a spike in the amount of new BR-Z and FR-S owners inquiring about anything from simple suspension modifications to full chassis builds. Recently, a client came in to request a few tasteful but simple modifications to be done on her daily driven Subaru BR-Z.

by Kyle Tomita on Mon, Feb 4th, 2013 | Modification, On The Dyno, Tuning

On the dyno, we have a 2013 Ford Mustang GT 5.0.

In stock form, the 5.0 is rated at 420 hp and 390 ft-lbs of torque.

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Jan 24th, 2013 | Modification, On The Dyno, Tuning

On the dyno, we have a 2JZ vvt-i powered Nissan 240SX.  

2JZ VVT-i and BorgWarner

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Aug 7th, 2012 | Fabrication, John Reed Racing, Modification, Research and Development, Tuning

This is the latest project that we have been working with John Reed Racing on.  It is a turbocharged Polaris RZR.  We handled design and fabrication of the turbo kit and John Reed handled the wiring and tuning.  

PSI and JRR Polaris RZR Turbo Kit 005 

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Jun 7th, 2012 | Modification, Tuning

A client recently sent his 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT to us to have an Edelbrock supercharger installed.  

2010 Dodge Challenger SRT-8

Above: The Challenger is a vibrant purple that we were told is a rare factory color.

by Kyle Tomita on Wed, May 23rd, 2012 | Modification, On The Dyno, Tuning

A client came in to have us install a set of Stillen headers and retune his 2008 Nissan 350Z. After installing the headers, we strapped the 350Z and Jason Oefelein started tuning the 350Z with the UpRev Osiris.

Jason Oefelein tuning Nissan 350Z - UpRev

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, May 22nd, 2012 | Modification, Tuning

A client brought in his 2012 Nissan GT-R to have us install an AMS Alpha 6 kit and tune it on the dyno with Cobb AccessTuner Pro.

by Kyle Tomita on Mon, May 7th, 2012 | Fabrication, Modification, On The Dyno, Tuning

Justin Shreeve - PARC 3-11-2012 - 001

Above: Justin drifting at PARC.

Justin Shreeve is one half of Tandem of Die.  He was out at Pat's Acres in March drifting, while Joe Ayala, the other half of Tamdem of Die, was taking some photos.  

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, May 3rd, 2012 | Modification, Motorsports

This last weekend Andrew went down to Portland International Raceway for the Drift Crown series.  He wanted to get in a little track time before his next professional event.  We recently installed a one-way differential to replace the spool one from last season.  

Spool or 1-way

Above: Spool on the left and one-way on the right.

Andrew also had the chance to use his new dual brake caliper setup.  

Wilwood Dual Brake Caliper Setup

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Apr 24th, 2012 | Modification

Recently, we had a pair of Lexus ISF's from California stop by the shop.  One of the owners was a good friend who moved back to California last year.  We built and tuned his previous car, a turbo Honda S2000.  He now owns an Lexus ISF and he wanted us to install a set of Sikky Headers.  

2008 Lexus ISF on the dyno at PSI

by Kyle Tomita on Mon, Apr 23rd, 2012 | Modification, On The Dyno, Tuning

On The Dyno, we have a 2010 Nissan 370Z.  This Z has an aftermarket intake and a Fast Intentions exhaust system.  After the installation of the parts, the Z was tuned with UpRev Osiris.  After tuning, this setup produced 305 whp and 248 ft-lbs of torque.

Here is the dyno run video,

The UpRev Osiris system works on many Nissan and Infiniti models.  Feel free to contact us for more information about having your car tuned.

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Apr 19th, 2012 | Fabrication, Modification, On The Dyno, Research and Development, Tuning

On The Dyno, we have a 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1.  A stock ZR-1 is a pretty impressive car with its supercharged LS9.  However, this is no ordinary ZR-1 but has had a few custom upgrades.  

ZR1 on the dyno at PSI

Above: The ZR-1 on the dyno.

by Kyle Tomita on Wed, Apr 18th, 2012 | Client Vehicles, Fabrication, Modification, Research and Development, Tuning

Turbo Mini Cooper - 001

One of our clients is an avid autocross driver and competes in his Mini Cooper S. For the past several seasons, he has been running a modified supercharged setup. This past year, John Reed installed and tuned a ViPEC V88.

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Mar 22nd, 2012 | Modification, Tuning

A client brought down his 2003 Ford Mustang Cobra to have us install a NOS kit and a retune with SCT.

Ford Mustang SVT Cobra on the dyno at PSI

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